The Little House Guidebook

The Little House Guidebook

By William Anderson; Leslie A. Kelly (Illustrator)

Collins Publishers, Paperback, 9780061255120, 96pp.

Publication Date: April 2007


In her bestselling and beloved Little House series, Laura Ingalls Wilder described in loving detail the many places where she lived while growing up on the American frontier. Now everyone can come home to Little House in The Little House Guidebook, which features beautiful photographs of these houses and sites. Detailed information on how they were founded and directions for how to get to them are included, as well as where to stay and what to do when you get there.

About the Author
William Anderson is an award-winning historian and author whose interest in the Little House books began in elementary school. Much of his research for this book was conducted on-site at the locales of the Ingalls and Wilder homes. He has been active in the preservation and operation of the Wilder sites in De Smet, South Dakota, and Mansfield, Missouri, and edits the newsletter, "Laura Ingalls Wilder Lore".

Among Mr. Andersons other writings about the people and places of the Little House books are LAURA INGALLS WILDER COUNTRY, A LITTLE HOUSE SAMPLER, PRAIRIE GIRL, and LAURAS ALBUM.

William Anderson currently lives and teaches in Michigan. You can visit him online at

William Anderson has written extensively about the Ingalls and Wilder families. His books include Laura Ingalls Wilder: A Biography, Laura Ingalls Wilder Country and most recently, The Laura Ingalls Wilder Country Cookbook, for which he wrote the commentary. He lives in Lapeer, MI.

Leslie A. Kelly has widely photographed the many Little House sites nad artifacts. His photographs may also be seen in The Laura Ingalls Wilder Country Cookbook and Laura Ingalls Wilder Country. He lives in Huntington Beach, CA.